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Re-presenting the past : women and history /

Re-presenting the Past is a lively and engaging look at how women have been misrepresented and excluded in historical accounts of the past and what feminist historians are doing to redress the balance.

Other Authors: Gallagher, Ann-Marie., Lubelska, Cathy., Ryan, Louise.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Harlow ; New York : Longman, 2001
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Ann-Marie Gallager, Cathy Lubelska and Louise Ryan
  • Pt. 1.
  • Competing Representations
  • 1.
  • Splendidly silent: representing Irish Republican women, 1919-23 /
  • Louise Ryan
  • 2.
  • Telling stories about the Ladies of Llangollen: the construction of lesbian and feminist histories /
  • Alison Oram
  • 3.
  • 'A little, decent-looking woman': violence against nineteenth-century working women and the social history of crime /
  • Shani D'Cruze
  • Pt. 2.
  • The Process of Representation: Visibility and Invisibility
  • 4.
  • Feminist historians and challenges to imperial history /
  • Clare Midgley
  • 5.
  • The stigmata of 'widowhood' and Indian feminism: expanding the boundaries of international feminism /
  • Parita Mukta
  • 6.
  • Representing nation: women, obituaries and national biography /
  • Wendy Webster
  • Pt. 3.
  • Re-Presenting the Past: Reframing Women's History
  • 7.
  • Writing women in: new approaches to Russian and Soviet history /
  • Melanie Ilic
  • 8.
  • New histories of the labour movement /
  • June Hannam
  • 9.
  • Chasing shadows: issues in researching feminist social histories of women's health /
  • Cathy Lubelska
  • 10.
  • Towards a feminist framework for the history of women's leisure, 1920-60 /
  • Claire Langhamer.